March 20, 2013 - Education Highlights

Tap into Your Inner Scientist

Want to predict solar storms and design renewable energy systems? How about tracking cloud movements and learning cybersecurity strategies? Check out NOVA Labs and take part in real-world investigations with using real scientific data.

Students in Gibson City use a white board to play a learning game.

Photo by Michael O. Thomas.

January 24, 2013 - Education Highlights

PBS LearningMedia engages students

PBS LearningMedia is a dynamic platform offering the best of public media content and produced specifically for PreK-16 teachers. With free access to over 22,000 high-quality resources tied to national standards, teachers can download, save and share exactly what they need for an inspired classroom experience.

January 11, 2013 - Education Highlights

Book mentor Doug gets on the kids’ level to do a map activity

Illinois Public Media's Book Mentor Project gets kids excited about reading, and puts books into the hands of families who otherwise might not have access to books at home. The project recruits and trains volunteers come from local businesses, community service organizations, student associations and parent groups.

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